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Catalyst Game Labs Posts Shadowrun 6th Edition Setting Overview

Ogre brutes with cybernetic implants. Hacker elves with digital sockets in their head. Dragons. Shadowruns a setting different from most. In this preview, we get a look at whats happening in the 6th World in the upcoming 6th edition of the game. From the post: While last week’s post focused on the rules of Shadowrun, Sixth World, today I want to talk about the game’s Sixth World setting, which is a key element of its success. It’s not just the unholy hybrid of fantasy and cyb...


Two Robots Card Game Coming Soon to Kickstarter

In the distant future, mankind is just coming out from the War of the Five Factions. However, the devastation has left few resources, so more combat is sure to occur. In Two Robots, a new card game coming to Kickstarter soon, players take on the role of builders. They are trying to gather parts to create two robots (oooh, now I get the name...) or to eliminate their opposition. From the website: The year is 2876 on a far distant planet named Rennova. Humankind has emerged from their bunkers f...


Hearts of Wulin RPG Up On Kickstarter

I hate to say that Ive yet to actually get a ton of Chinese food and watch kung-fu movies like Ive said I was going to do for the past several weekends. I really need to get on that. And I should also get in on backing Hearts of Wulin, a new wuxia-inspired RPG that runs on the Apocalypse engine. The game is full of melodrama and great fights and its up on Kickstarter now. From the campaign: The goal of this campaign is to raise the funds necessary to publish Hearts of Wulin, a tabletop rolepla...


Late Pledges Available For Devil May Cry: the Bloody Palace

When a Kickstarter only lasts a week, theres a chance that you might miss out on it (heck, if it runs for a month, you still might miss out on it). But never fear! Steamforged has started taking late pledges for Devil May Cry: The Bloody Palace. You can still get all the extras and exclusives if you hurry. From the website: This is a Kickstarter pre-order product. You will be added to our backing platform with the allocated pledge. Backer Fulfilment is due in July 2020 and fulfilment costs wi...


Friday Snippets

Its Friiiiiiiiidaaaaaaaaaaay! Woo! Just a couple hours and itll be the weekend. Im pumped (if you couldnt tell). Im all set for some D&D tomorrow. But before that, I need to get some more energy via some snack-sized gaming stories. Today on the platter we have: Astro Witch Added To Free Mini Offer From Victoria Miniatures, Veteran Tech Troopers Available Now From Puppets War, Kraken Spring Cleaning Sale Happening This Weekend, and Limited Edition Victor Available From Steamforged. Astro Wit...


Pre-Orders for Alien RPG Start Tomorrow

Heres one that I know has been highly anticipated since it was announced. Free League Publishing will open up pre-orders for their official Alien RPG tomorrow. Head out into space with your crew and try to avoid getting too close to any funny-looking eggs. From the announcement: On May 25, 1979, Alien first graced the silver screen. Forty years after the Alien franchise first inspired and shocked the world, Free League Publishing has a xenomorphic surprise of their own in store. Quite literall...


SKU-DV404 Elliott's Chess School #1-4 (on DVD) from Chess House  sku

Elliott's Chess School #1-4 (on DVD) - DV404 by ChessHouse.com

Item description: This Chess Board Games product is by ChessHouse.com - A chess player needs a solid foundation in order to quickly advance through the ranks of chess playing. This video series is designed to lay this solid foundation, building the basics of playing a great chess. The material taught in this series has been developed and taught by National Master Elliott Neff for over 17 years, producing multiple state and national individual and team chess champions. Ideal for both kids and adults, you will enjoy the clear, accurate, presentation. Most viewers watch each DVD at least several times. Elliott is easy to understand and experienced, and the material is efficiently presented and packed with tips and valuable concepts. DVD 1 (PAWN) Topics Intro to Chess (board, names of pieces, values) Pawns Rooks Bishops The Queen The King Knight Castling Pawn shields and when to break it DevelopmentFeatures: Bonus booklet with practice positions for every topic helps the learner practice and master the material presented. Introduction of each piece Understanding of the values of each pieces Best strategy for each piece "Pawn Shield" strategy (how to BLOCK your opponent's army) Learning about the most important squares to control How to start a chess game with the BEST strategy DVD 2 (KNIGHT) Topics Targets The Magic Square The Center Active Moves I Opening order Scholar's Mate Major Mates Tactics Intro - when to trade and capture Pins/Skewers Discovered Checks/Attacks Forks/Double Attacks Remove the Defender Interference Deflection/Attraction Back-Rank Mate X-Ray defence/attack Battery Checkmate Patterns - 1 move Finding the BEST moves King and Queen Mate King and Pawn endgames I Algebraic Notation I en passant rules Using Rooks Convert the Advantage I Win a Game!Features Master the Magic Square strategy for checkmating your opponents every time! Discoverthe 'secret' of the 4-move 'Scholar's Mate' checkmate and learn how toturn the tables on your opponent every time they try it! Opening order Pigs on the 7th! (using rooks) Discovered Checks and Attacks Opening Order (best opening strategy) 'En Passant' (the special pawn move that will amaze your opponents And many more! DVD 3 (BISHOP) Topics: Planning Level I King and Rook Mate Active Moves II Using Rooks II Pins/Skewers II Discovered Checks/Attacks II Forks/Double Attacks II Remove the Defender II Interference Back-Rank Mate II X-Ray defence/attack II Battery II Checkmate Patterns - 2 moves Stalemate King and Pawn endgames II Smothered Mate Algebraic Notation II Know you... Learn More

Manufacturer: ChessHouse.com

Category: Board Games

$110.00

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